News and information about the Larches area of Preston, Lancashire. Part of Ashton-on-Ribble the Larches estate is one of the largest in the city.

Preston local elections 2015: Thursday deadline for councillor nominations

Ballot Box The deadline for anyone wanting to stand to be a councillor in Preston is this Thursday. 19 wards across the city will see an election for a new councillor. Labour […]

5 years ago
Watch: AJ’s Dream flashmob takes over Friargate and Flag Market

Flashmob for AJ's Dream in the city centre Dancers took over Friargate for a flash mob in front of bemused Preston shoppers on Saturday. If you’re on our app click here to watch. The dance raised funds and […]

5 years ago
Why Preston tot’s death is a signal the NHS must screen for more diseases in heel-prick test

AJ in hospital with his mother Jenna A couple from Larches are calling for the government to make urgent changes to the way babies are tested for potentially fatal diseases. Anthony Rushe (AJ) was born in December […]

5 years ago
Preston athletes Scott Fitzgerald and Stephanie Slater to be honoured for Commonwealth Games medal wins

Scott Fitzgerald and Stephanie Slater were medal winners at Glasgow 2014 Two Preston athletes are to be recognised for their Commonweath Games success. Boxer Scott Fitzgerald and swimmer Stephanie Slater were medal winners at the Glasgow games. They and their families […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Improvement work to paths at Barley Pit in Savick

Volunteers clean up a popular local fishing spot in Preston. Thanks to the hard work of local volunteers and a conservation group paths leading up to and around Barley Pit […]

6 years ago
Preston local elections: City to go to the polls in May

Preston will go to the ballot box in May to elect a new set of councillors. Nineteen wards are up for election, with only Ashton, Deepdale and Preston Rural East […]

6 years ago
Fire crews put out cooker blaze in Larches

Fire fighters have been called out to deal with a cooker fire in Larches. A crew from Penwortham fire station were dispatched at 1.28pm on Monday to a house on […]

6 years ago
Improvement work at Barley Pit in Savick

Anglers using Barley Pit in the Savick area will be pleased to hear that work has been ordered for all the pegs/platforms to be improved using recycled plastic, and covered […]

6 years ago
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